Activities & Attractions


Have fun getting your face painted, create crafts, play some games, and frolic with some cool characters roaming the park: look for Danielle & Michèle, Madame LaLune and Frenchie the Clown.

Listen and dance to amazing music, have tons of fun in the Youth Zone and experience all that Festival du Bois has to offer all around Mackin Park over the weekend!

Roving Performers

Danielle & Michèle

Madame LaLune

Frenchie the Clown


In addition to being the centre of amazing music at Festival du Bois, the Grand Chapiteau (Big Tent) is also where you'll find the works of talented artisans for sale along with info kiosks where you can learn about local francophone and community organizations.


Souvenir Booth
Drop by the Info and Souvenir Booth and pick up some maple syrup, Festival t-shirts, hats, and other souvenirs!

To ensure you’re attired in true Festival-du-Bois-style, don a traditional Québécois sash and stop by Froggers for a handmade froggy toque, scarf, slippers, or tea cozy!

Lorraine Fortin
Lorraine Fortin makes jewelry with glass beads for “A search for beauty, history and light, through nature, collections of objects, arts and people." She likes elements that become little stories in themselves.

Tojo Sticks and Bags
100% hand crafted sticks & bags. 100% ready for adventure. Tojo's workshop is located in beautiful Coquitlam, BC Canada. All of Tojo's products are sold exclusively at local festivals, craft fairs and farmer's markets.

Provence en couleur
Provence en couleur’s products are made and designed in Vancouver using premium ingredients from France. They also carry some of the classic made-in-France items, such as the LB olive wood collection and the classic Marseille soaps.

Edition du Pacifique Nord-Ouest
Les éditions du Pacifique Nord-Ouest (PNO) offer you a selection of books for young people and for adults inspired by the history of the region. At their booth, you will also find hand-made Métis arrow sashes.

Richard Brodeur
Richard Brodeur, painter and former Canucks goalie, will present his paintings inspired by the beauty of Canadian landscape and his passion for Canada’s national winter sport.

Community Kiosks

Visit the booths of local community groups and organizations to learn how they are working to make things better. The festival welcomes la Société historique francophone de la Colombie-Britannique, la Fédération des francophones de la Colombie-Britannique, l’Assemblée francophone des retraité(e)s et ainé(e)s de la Colombie-Britannique (AFRACB), la Société francophone de Victoria, La Boussole, Les scouts francophones de Maillardville, Place Maillardville, Maillardville residents' association, Le Centre culturel francophone de Vancouver, Le Réseau en immigration francophone de la Colombie-Brittanique, Le Relais francophone de la Colombie-Britannique, RésoSanté, Canadian parents for french, L'école des Pionniers de Maillardville, SFU - Bureau des affaires francophones et francophiles.

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